How to Read Your Revenue Cycle Management Reports

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Dec 10, 2019 @ 14:12 PM

Without revenue cycle management reports, you don’t have the proper visibility to measure the performance of your billing manager and their claim management activities. To provide you with increased visibility into your practice, run revenue cycle management reports, part of VisionWeb’s outsourced billing service, delivers full transparency into how your practice is performing against state and national averages to help your optometric practice profit.

Below are a few tips on how you can better understand and read these important reports.

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How to Create Your Dream Job in Eyecare

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Dec 05, 2019 @ 07:12 AM

After you graduate from optometry school, there are many possible avenues for you to embark on. Private practices, lease-owned locations, and corporate locations are just a tip of the iceberg.

Many ODs start in one type of career and slowly start to realize what works best with their lifestyle and skill set. More than just better work hours or benefits, maybe you find yourself craving a consultant role? Or. maybe you don't want to work with the retail side for much longer.

If you're starting to put the pieces together to create your ideal career, we encourage you to start conversations with your colleagues. It might be closer to being reality than you think. Here's what you should be thinking about:

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Why Your Optometric Practice Staff Should Pull Benefits Before of Every Appointment

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Nov 26, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

Your schedule is probably packed with patients wanting to get a comprehensive exam before they head back to school after the holidays.

While this is a busy time for your optometric practice, taking a bit of extra time before each appointment to pull benefits will not only help you earn more money, it could also benefit your patient.

Below are three reasons why your staff should pull patient benefits a few days before the appointment.

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3 Reasons Your Patients Won’t Purchase Your Optical Dispensing Products

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 13:11 PM

Many eyecare practices are struggling to compete with online retailers such as Hubble, Warby Parker, and even Amazon.

When competing to make optical dispensing sales, you have to think about the situation from your patients’ perspective. Identify why they would be willing to trust anyone other than their doctor to provide them with their glasses and contacts.

After doing a little digging, we figured out a few reasons your patients go elsewhere for their purchases.

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7 Steps Towards a Well Organized Optometric Practice Desk

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 05, 2019 @ 10:11 AM

We spent some time talking about the best ways to organize your work station in the optical dispensary or ways to apply the Marie Kondo method. When adjusting frames and working with small tools, having an organized work space is important to complete an efficient job.

This time around, we want to talk about organization at your desk - whether it's in the front of house, or your personal office. It's easy for work spaces to get cluttered, but sometimes that clutter can hinder efficiency or result in unpaid claims. Here are a few strategies for assessing your work space and getting a fresh start.

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